A Waterville woman has been arrested after she allegedly crashed her car into a Green Street home Saturday afternoon, fled and crashed again near Spring Street where she was found by police.

Sueann Call, 47, has been charged with operating under the influence and failing to report an accident, according to Waterville Police Sgt. Lincoln Ryder.

Call was traveling through the intersection of Kennebec and Green streets around 3 p.m. on Saturday, when she allegedly missed the turn, driving about 40 feet onto the lawn of 36 Green St. before striking the brick foundation of the home.

Call then drove away down Oxford Street at a “high rate of speed,” according to Ryder. When Ryder and Officer Dan Brown surveyed the neighborhood looking for Call, Brown found her trying to drive her vehicle out of a brush covered slope near the entrance of Spring Street. She was found around 3:10 p.m., five minutes after the initial call to police from the homeowners.

No one was injured in the accidents.

Officers did not conduct field sobriety tests because Call was having difficulty standing and walking. The officers felt it would be unsafe for her to perform any physical tests. She was administered a breathalyzer test during booking. However, Ryder could not release her blood alcohol content because the investigation is still ongoing.

Call struck the north side of the duplex home at 36 Green St., puncturing a 3-foot hole in the brick foundation, according to the building’s owner, Roland Hallee.

Hallee, who lives a couple homes down from where the accident occurred, said his neighbors told him that Call was driving about 50 mph through the intersection, at one point going airborne before driving onto the lawn and striking the home.

Despite significant damage to the foundation and damage to a propane line that was hit but not broken, Hallee said the accident could have been a lot worse.

“It’s a real pain, but the good side of it is no one got hurt,” Hallee said Sunday. “There could have been much more damage.”

The home’s propane tank sits about 10 feet from where Call hit the house. Hallee said that prior to this fall when it was moved there, the tank sat right where the house was struck.

In retrospect, Hallee said that moving the tank “was the best $275 I’ve ever spent.”

A family of five adults and two children lives in the home. One of them had just purchased a new Jeep last week, and Call just barely missed hitting it in the driveway, according to Hallee.

Hallee said that parts of Call’s 2006 Silver Volkswagen Rabbit are strewn across the lawn, including the Volkswagen insignia from her car’s front end. Ryder said that Call’s car sustained significant front end damage.

Following her arrest, Call was taken to the Waterville Police Station for booking, where she allegedly kicked Brown. Call was charged with assault.

Call was released from Kennebec County jail Sunday morning on $250 cash bail.

Lauren Abbate — 861-9252

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Twitter: @Lauren_M_Abbate

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